Description  This is the second part of a series of three parts of an introductory numerical analysis course for graduate students. The entire course series serves as a graduate qualifying exam course. The second part focuses on nonlinear equations, approximation, interpolation, and numerical integration. (More detailed topics are listed below on this web page.) 
Prerequisites  Math 270A or consent of instructor. 
Lectures  10:00  10:50, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, AP&M 5402. 
Instructor 
Professor Bo Li
Office: AP&M 5723. Office phone: (858) 5346932. Email: bli@math.ucsd.edu Office hours: 11:00  12:00, Mondays and Fridays. 
Teaching Assistant 
Mr. Zunding Huang
Office: HSS 3084. Email: zuhuang@ucsd.edu Office hours: 10:00 am  12:00 noon, Thursdays. 
Textbook  A. Quarteroni, R. Sacco, and F. Saleri, Numerical Mathematics, 2nd ed., Springer, 2007. (UCSD eversion available.) (Some additional references are listed below on this web page.) 
Lecture Notes 
Lecture notes for approximation, interpolation, and numerical integration
will be posted in the course Canvas, and referred as Notes here.
Lecture 1, Lecture 2, Lecture 3, Lecture 4, Lecture 5, Lecture 6, Lecture 7  9 (Notes: Sec. 3.1, 3.2, and Supplement), Lecture 10  13 (Notes: Sec. 3.3  3.6), Lecture 14 (Midterm exam), Lecture 15  26 (Notes: Sec. 3.7, 3.8, 4.1  4.6, 5.1  5.6). 
Homework 
Assigned, collected, and graded regularly. We will use Gradescope.

Exams 
There will be one midterm exam and one final, closebook and closenote exams.
The final exam will be cumulative.
Midterm exam: 10:00 am  10:50 am, Friday, February 10, AP&M 5402. Final exam: 10:30 am  12:30 pm, Friday, March 24. (Place to be announced later.) Note: Neither makeup nor rescheduled exams will be allowed unless a proved written excuse (such as hospitalization, a family emergency, and a major religious activity) is provided sufficiently ahead of time. 
Grading  The final course grade will be determined based on the homework and exams with the weight: homework  30%, midterm exam 20%, and final exam  50%. 
Disability Accommodations  Students requesting accommodations for this course due to a disability must provide a current Authorization for Accommodation (AFA) letter (paper or electronic) issued by the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) Students are required to discuss accommodation arrangements with instructors and OSD liaisons in the department in advance of any exams or assignments. 
Academic Integrity  All students are expected to conduct themselves with academic integrity. Violations of academic integrity will be treated seriously. See UCSD Academic Integrity page 
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